Rona Gindin is a freelance feature, travel and restaurant writer, editor and TV personality. She'll manage a project from start to finish, on time, with a can-do attitude.
Her expertise is in four main areas:
PROJECT MANAGEMENT:She can put together a book, magazine, guide or massive special project.
RESTAURANTS: She knows the foodservice industry from every angle.
ORLANDO: She's a New Yorker, and that's reflected in the quality of her work, yet she has lived in Orlando for nearly two decades and knows this market intimately.
BUSINESS: She has covered industries from photography to salons and casinos. www.ronarecommends.com
Content Editor (online)
Broadcasting - News - TV (Local)
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Orlando Life (10+), Orlando Magazine (10+), Bright House Digital Networks (10+), Winter Park Magazine (10+), ZagatGuides (10+), GO! (Air Tran Magazine) (6-10), WHERE Orlando (6-10), Caribbean Travel & Life (6-10), Endless Vacation (6-10), Peter Pauper Press (6-10), Fodor's (3-5), Epicurious.com (1-2), Saveur.com (1-2), The Globe-Pequot Press (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Bonnier Corporation (10+), Elite Island Resorts (3-5), Google (1-2)
Other Work History
Editor at Caribbean Travel & Life, Caribbean Travel Planner, Discover St. Thomas * St. John * St. Croix, Restaurant Business, Food Management, Saveur.com
Foreign Language Skills
Word, Excel, InDesign, Quark, Windows
PC, digital camera
Available upon request
Merit Award 2009, NATJA, for The Little Black Book of Walt Disney World
Association of Food Journalists
International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association, North American Travel Journalists Association